Controlling Time-Awareness in Modularized Processes

  • Andreas Lanz
  • Roberto PosenatoEmail author
  • Carlo Combi
  • Manfred Reichert
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 248)


The proper handling of temporal process constraints is crucial in many application domains. A sophisticated support of time-aware processes, however, is still missing in contemporary information systems. As a particular challenge, temporal constraints must be also handled for modularized processes (i.e., processes comprising subprocesses), enabling the reuse of process knowledge as well as the modular design of complex processes. This paper focuses on the representation and support of such time-aware modularized processes.


Process-aware information system Temporal constraints Subprocess Process modularity Controllability 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andreas Lanz
    • 1
  • Roberto Posenato
    • 2
    Email author
  • Carlo Combi
    • 2
  • Manfred Reichert
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Databases and Information SystemsUlm UniversityUlmGermany
  2. 2.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of VeronaVeronaItaly

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